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Introduction of Sempach
Town in Lucerne canton, on the Lake of Sempach, 8mi NW of Lucerne. Here on July 9, 1386, the Swissconfederates defeated the Austrian Hapsburg armyunder Duke Leopold. The battle helped to consolidateSwiss independence from the Hapsburgs. Thereis a monument here to Arnold von Winkelried, whopurportedly sacrificed himself to lead his Swiss compatriotsto the victory.Town in Lucerne canton, on the Lake of Sempach, 8mi NW of Lucerne. Here on July 9, 1386, the Swissconfederates defeated the Austrian Hapsburg armyunder Duke Leopold. The battle helped to consolidateSwiss independence from the Hapsburgs. Thereis a monument here to Arnold von Winkelried, whopurportedly sacrificed himself to lead his Swiss compatriotsto the victory.

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